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Church of the Holy Spirit
Episcopal Church

Holy Week Schedule @ CHS

3/18/2018 – 4/1/2018
8:00am – 10:00am

Church of the Holy Spirit
28 Church St 
West Haven, CT 06516
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Holy Week and Easter at Church of the Holy Spirit


NEXT Sunday March 25      Palm Sunday                                     8 and 10am

(10am service begins in the Common Room for Blessing of the Palms)


Wednesday March 28           Tenebrae                                        6:30-7:30pm

(What inner moments was Jesus experiencing in those final days? Those gathered on this evening join in reading a series of scripture passages, as candlelight surrounding the Paschal Candle is slowly extinguished.)


Thursday March 29         Maundy Thursday Eucharist             7-8:30pm

(Celebrate Jesus’ final night with his disciples. What last wishes did he share with them/us? Eucharist with Foot Washing and Stripping of the Altar)


Friday March 30                    Stations of the Cross                            Noon-12:50pm

(After Jesus’ death, pilgrims re-visited his final journey from imprisonment to the Cross, reminding each other of the stories along the way. Walk these 14 Stations with us – in the Church – as we remember his deep love)


Good Friday Liturgy                               7 -7:45pm

(Enter into the dark tomb. Kneel at the foot of the Cross.

Eucharist from the Reserved Sacraments)


Saturday March 31                     Easter Vigil                                                  7-8:15pm

(A “book-end” to Palm Sunday. We begin in the darkness left from Good Friday with a Candlelight Vigil and move into the Light and Joy of our first Easter Celebration with Eucharist)


Sunday April 1     Ecumenical Sunrise Service                                 6:30am

                                    (Bradley Point Beach West Haven)


Easter Services at CHS                        8 and 10am

    (Festive Eucharist)